Safeguarding Award during Covid-19

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to have been presented with an international Award for Safeguarding during Covid-19. The Safeguarding Initiative Global Awards are run by The Safeguarding Alliance which is the top UK provider of support and guidance on safeguarding and has links with schools and universities around the world. This award has been designed […]

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Managing my Chimp | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Managing my Chimp – Understanding and managing emotions, thinking and behaviour for children and adults. Schools are wonderful places with a buzz of excitement and an energy that can’t be quite replicated. They are a melting pot of children, families and staff whose collective priority is the wellbeing and education of children. During the school […]

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U.S. Election | Global Politics

The impact of the United States presidential election will be felt globally. With this in mind, the Global Politics department at MCM developed an election process to be held on campus which aimed to recreate certain critical aspects of the U.S. election. Originally, the Senior School was to be divided into three categories based on […]

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Franchise Fair 2020 | Business Studies

Students in Remove IGCSE Business Studies immersed themselves in the tasks of business ownership and operations. The pupils set up their own franchising system, where they were required to persuade prospective franchisees to commit to setting up an agreement with the parent company. Pupils presented in a fair carousel format, engaging with clients and enticing […]

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Young Musician Awards 2020

Welcome to the Young Musician Awards 2020 This is the first Young Musician Awards that we have held at the College. It is an event which has brought together children from across both the Senior and the Prep Schools so as to display what fabulous talent we have at Marlborough College Malaysia. Music-making across the […]

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360° Virtual IB Visual Arts Exhibition 2020

As we have come to expect from 2020, the IB Visual Arts Exhibition was certainly unprecedented. Twelve amazing artists spent countless hours in the lead-up to their exhibition, diligently preparing for their grand finale. Unfortunately, Malaysia went into lockdown days before the opening show and so the display was delayed. The course requires each young […]

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Video: Michaelmas Half Term Music Concert

“Connecting Our Communities through Music…” This was the first online concert of the academic year 2020/2021. Over  30 pupils across the Prep School, both online and onsite, day and boarding pupils have been involved. The theme chosen for the evening was ‘Connecting our Communities Through Music’ which was aimed at reminding parents that music has […]

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Introducing our Researcher in Residence | Parent Wellbeing Blog

As we approach Half Term we can realistically say that we have now settled into this new academic year and a routine that is respectful of SOP’s, blended learning and the many COVID-19 related challenges presented to us. It is also purposeful, enjoyable and full of remarkable achievements and surprises. Although College life is very […]

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Shell Scholars 2020

Pupils of MCM heading towards the Senior School and into Shell (Year 9) have the opportunity to apply for a Scholarship in either Academic, Drama, Music or Sport. After a vigorous process of applications, assessments and interviews, a talented few are awarded the accolade of Shell Scholars. The 2020/2021 Shell Scholars are made up of […]

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Prefects’ Supper

An afternoon of downpours and leaden skies made way for a beautiful, clear evening just in time for the sixteen College Prefects of the 2020/21 academic year to arrive at the Master’s Lodge for a dinner to celebrate their appointment. Over pre-dinner soft drinks, each Prefect recorded his or her signature in a very special […]

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Beagle Hash 2020/21

Last Friday welcomed the much-anticipated return of the Beagle Hash. The boarding community came together in their respective, colourful, House Swipes to enjoy a run in the local plantation which adjoins MCM’s grounds. This first Beagle Hash of the 2020/21 academic year was organised and route plotted by the boys of Wills House. After a […]

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IGCSE Drama Showcase 2020

The IGCSE Drama pupils performed on two evenings this week to a closed audience of Beaks and pupils, physically distanced. Working in groups, the pupils were asked to select a single piece of stimulus as their starting point and develop ideas towards producing an original piece of devised theatre using a wide variety of techniques […]

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Pupil Leadership and Pupil Voice | Parent Wellbeing Blog

The value schools place on pupil leadership and pupil voice gives a fascinating insight into the culture of the organisation. Some schools have pupil leadership as one of their fundamentals and ensure the profile and influence is profound. Other schools choose to have pupils appointed into senior positions but largely so they can carry out […]

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House Spirit Day | Prep School

The Prep School was even more colourful and vibrant last Friday as pupils and Beaks came together to celebrate the first House Spirit Day. The aim of the day was for everyone to enjoy a day dedicated to the houses to which they belong, celebrate and welcome new members to their houses which include the […]

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BSA Awards 2020 ‘Highly Commended’

Further to our excitement of becoming finalists for the Boarding School Association we are proud to announce we were awarded Highly Commended in the Best Community Work Award for 2020. Our community project continuously evolves and develops covering all aspects of both environmental and community work. MCM also believes that such work is essential for […]

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Creativity | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Our school campus is an undeniably creative space. You have to look no further than the walls of our Prep Reception building to confirm this belief. The art displayed in this small area is a snapshot of what the rest of the grounds look like, and should you take a few steps beyond the reception, […]

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Egypt Day | Year 3

On Friday 18th September, the Year 3 children travelled back to Ancient times when Tutankhamun was in power, people were mummified and cats were worshipped. Year 3 have been learning all about the Ancient Egyptians in their Humanities lessons and spent the day taking part in a range of Egyptian themed activities. The day started […]

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Do Good, Feel Good | Parent Wellbeing Blog

‘Do Good, Feel Good: Rewarding positive behaviour and promoting Wellbeing within the College Community’ Had I been writing this 100 years ago, or even as recently as the 1950s, the title of this piece would have read very differently, I suspect. It would probably have been something like: ‘School Rules: why all pupils must obey […]

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